Healthcare can see its future, and it's hi-tech

June 22, 2017

Driverless ambulances and other technology could take some of the strain off the emergency services, according to an article on the Daily Mail website.

Health services could introduce a fleet of driverless ambulances alongside their current manned models to deal with low-risk patients, the article said.

However, not everyone is in favor of automated ambulances. One survey of just over 1,000 people in the U.S. found that around half said they would be comfortable riding in one.

Drones could also be used by health services to delivering medical equipment to remote locations. A start-up called Zipline is already delivering blood and medicine across Rwanda. 

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